RockShox Totem review

The Totem takes the scale of singlecrown forks to a new level. Like the Marzocchi 66, this tall, very heavy fork is all about the downhill not the climb - although there is a £749.99 2-Step version for dropping ride height,

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £689.99 RRP
RockShox Totem

Our review

Verdict: The biggest fork here and a superb freeride unit. Not cheap though
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The Totem takes the scale of singlecrown forks to a new level. Like the Marzocchi 66, this tall, very heavy fork is all about the downhill not the climb – although there is a £749.99 2-Step version for dropping ride height, and a 200g lighter Solo Air for £699.99. It takes a while to feel smooth, and never gets to Marzocchi levels of small bump fluidity, but it sucks up ripples or rocks with very balanced control at all speeds.

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The new Mission Control system adds external adjustment of high- and low-speed compression damping and Floodgate platform control. Huge 40mm stanchions and ‘power bulged’ lowers make it the stiffest fork here in optional 1.5in steerer form, and it’s a direct post mount fit for 203mm brakes.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Totem
Brand RockShox

Weight (g) 2975
Weight (kg) -9999999
Crown to Axle Length 567
Stanchion Diameter 40
Colour Black/Silver
Steerer Size 1 1/8 1.5
Material Aluminium
Max. Fork Travel 180mm
Damping Adjustment High Speed Compression Low Speed Compression Platform